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  Words related to engaged

Related / Similar Words: affianced, bespoken, betrothed, pledged, occupied, meshed, intermeshed, busy, in use(p), booked, set-aside(p)

 

Definition:
  • pledged to be married; "the engaged couple";
  • having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation";
  • built against or attached to a wall; "engaged columns";
  • having services contracted for; "the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick";
  • (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting; "the gears are engaged"; "meshed gears"; "intermeshed twin rotors";
  • involved in military hostilities; "the desperately engaged ships continued the fight";
  • (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged'' is a British term for a busy telephone line); "her line is busy"; "receptionists'' telephones are always engaged"; "the lavatory;
  • reserved in advance;

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